To conserve, protect and
sustain the management of the country's fishery and aquatic
To alleviate poverty and provide supplementary
livelihood among municipal fisherfolk;
productivity of aquaculture within ecological limits;
utilize optimally the inland fishery and aquatic resources; and
upgrade post-harvest technology.
A modernized fishery
industry that is sustainable, technologically advances and globally
its transformation guided by sound management
practices and tempered by
the principle of social justice
and strong private sector participation.
To contribute to
national food security;
ensure rational and judicious
sustainability and conservation of the
country's fisheries resources including the EEZ and adjacent
reduce poverty incidence in the
coastal areas; and
enhance fisherfolk empowerment.